Fedora or Not Fedora?

Dear every person who wears a trilby & calls it a fedora, no more! Luckily, I think hats are pretty neat & have provided, special for you, a handy guide! The following are several different styles of hats with descriptions & names provided.

Boater
Boater: A flat-brimmed, flat-topped straw hat. Most frequently worn during summer.
Boss of the Plains
Boss of the Plains: A lightweight hat meant to be worn in all weather. It has a high, rounded crown & a wide, flat brim.
Bowler
Bowler: A hard hat made of felt with a rounded crown. Frequently called a Derby in the United States.
campaign
Campaign or “Smokey Bear”: A broad-brimmed hat made of felt or straw. It has a high crown that is pinched symmetrically at its four corners.
fedora
Fedora: A soft felt hat with a medium brim & a lengthwise crease in the crown.
Hardee
Hardee: The regulation hat for Union soldiers during the American Civil War. Also known as the 1858 Dress Hat.
homburg
Homburg: A hat with a medium brim & crown with a crease, but no dents.
Panama
Panama: A traditional, brimmed straw hat from Ecuador. They are light-coloured, lightweight, & breathable. Currently associated with the seaside & tropical locations.
porkpie
Porkpie: A felt hat with a short flat crown & narrow brim.
slouch
Slouch: A wide-brimmed felt or cloth hat most commonly worn as part of a military uniform, often with a chinstrap. This is a fairly generic term covering several similar styles.
sombrero cordobes
Sombrero Cordobés: A traditional flat-brimmed & flat-topped hat from Spain. This hat is associated with flamenco dancing & music, also worn by Zorro.
stetson
Stetson: A high-crowned, wide-brimmed hat, with a sweatband on the inside, & a decorative band on the outside. Frequently called a Cowboy hat.
trilby
Trilby: A hat with a deeply indented crown & a narrow brim, typically upturned at the back. Often confused for a fedora.

 

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